Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for birch sapling in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Birch Sapling was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for birch sapling is:
Birch Sapling has a data value of 2. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
This item also has a data value assigned to it. The data value is 2 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn birch sapling.
The numerical ID for Birch Sapling is:
The Birch Sapling item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Below is a table of the tools that can be used to break Birch Sapling blocks, and the speed it will take to break at (in seconds). This is calculated with the formula (1.5 * Block Hardness) / Tool Multiplier.
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Saplings are used to grow trees. They can be placed on dirt, grass and other similar blocks. When right clicked with bonemeal, they grow instantly.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:sapling|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Min / Max State IDs||25 - 26|
Block states are values assigned to a block that changes its state. For example, many blocks have a "direction" block state which can be used to change the direction a block faces.
Find a table of all blockstates for the Birch Sapling block below.
|Block State Name||Type||Values|